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Updated - Sixth Annual China Defense and Security Conference

May 12, 2016 09:00 AM

The Jamestown Foundation is proud to announce that the Sixth Annual China Defense and Security Conference will be held at the University Club (1135 16th St NW)on May 12th. The conference will feature...


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July 1, 2016 06:28 PM

Mustafa Sejari: A Rising Star in Northwest Syria’s Militant Opposition

Nicholas A. Heras

The United States military and its coalition allies are working to expand the number of local Arab Sunni armed opposition groups that are participating in the anti-Islamic State campaign in Syria. One of the first and most effective U.S.-supported, anti-IS Syrian armed opposition coalitions is Liwa al-Mutasem, which is active in the country’s northwestern Aleppo Governorate (Revolutionary Forces of...


Cat: Militant Leadership Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Featured, Terrorism, Military/Security, North Africa, Africa, Middle East, Syria, Home Page
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Gulf States Bolster Security Initiatives to Confront Islamic State Threat

July 22, 2016

Islamic State (IS) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi made clear in an audio recording two years ago that the group intended to include the Gulf States among its targets, in particular Saudi Arabia. Despite al-Baghdadi’s claims,...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Home Page, Terrorism, Middle East

Pakistan’s LeJ Baluchistan Operations Ready for Resurgence

July 22, 2016

Sectarian violence in Pakistan’s troubled Baluchistan province dropped dramatically with the death of Lashkar-e-Jhangvi’s (LeJ) leader Usman Saifullah Kurd in 2015. Attacks, however, have continued under the group’s new leader,...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Home Page, Terrorism, South Asia, Pakistan

Islamic State’s Iraq ‘Caliphate’ on the Brink of Defeat

July 22, 2016

Islamic State’s self-styled caliphate in Iraq has been standing on its last legs since June 26 when the Iraqi Security Forces (ISF) and Shia Popular Mobilization Units (PMU) secured Fallujah. Even more significantly, the ISF...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Home Page, Terrorism, Middle East, Iraq

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July 22, 2016

NICE ATTACK SPOTLIGHTS FRENCH JIHADIST RECRUITER

The Bastille Day terror attack in the French city of Nice, which saw 84 people killed when a Tunisian truck driver ploughed through crowds on the Promenade des Anglais, has...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Home Page, Terrorism, West Africa, Europe, France

Foreign Assets Under Threat: Is AQIM Preparing an In Amenas-Style Attack?

July 8, 2016

In late May, al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) claimed it had attacked an Areva-operated uranium mine in Arlit, northern Niger (Alakhbar, May 24). AQIM attributed the alleged assault to its al-Nasser brigade and said the...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Home Page, Terrorism, West Africa, Africa, Featured

Kenya Gambles on Closure of Somali Refugee Camp to Halt al-Shabaab Attacks

July 8, 2016

Kenya has announced a plan to close its Dadaab refugee camp, the world’s largest refugee settlement, hoping such a move will end attacks by al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabaab fighters, who Nairobi has long claimed have infiltrated the...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Home Page, Terrorism, East Africa, Africa

India Treads a Delicate Line With State-Sponsorship of Anti-Maoist Groups

July 8, 2016

India’s controversial anti-Maoist vigilante group, Samajik Ekta Manch (SEM), has announced it will disband. Set up in December 2015 with the stated goal of ridding Chhattisgarh’s Bastar region of Maoists and supporting the police...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Home Page, Terrorism, South Asia, India

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June 2, 2016 08:21 AM

ON THE FRONT LINES IN EASTERN LIBYA

Nicholas A. Heras

The international coalition to combat the Islamic State (IS) has begun to expand its operations inside Libya in order to contain the growing...


Cat: Militant Leadership Monitor, Brief, Home Page, Global Terrorism Analysis, Military/Security, Terrorism, Domestic/Social, Africa, North Africa, Featured
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The Father of the Taliban: An Interview with Maulana Sami ul-Haq

May 23, 2007

Maulana Sami ul-Haq is the director and chancellor of Pakistan's famous madrassa, Darul uloom Haqqania, Akora Khattak. He has served in this post since the death of his father, Maulana Abdul ul-Haq, the founder of the madrassa,...

Category: Spotlight on Terror, Interview, South Asia, Global Terrorism Analysis

Afghanistan's Veteran Jihadi Leader: An Interview with Qazi Mohammad Amin Waqad

May 3, 2007

Qazi Mohammad Amin Waqad is a former member of the Hizb-e-Islami leadership council, a party led by Gulbuddin Hekmatyar. Waqad was one of three key anti-Soviet leaders of the mujahideen and served as Hekmatyar's lieutenant. He is...

Category: Spotlight on Terror, Interview, South Asia, Global Terrorism Analysis

Violence and Iraq’s Constitutional Referendum: An Interview with Fareed Sabri

January 27, 2006

Fareed Sabri is the spokesman of the Iraqi Islamic Party in the United Kingdom. He also served on the party's leadership council in the late 1990s. This interview was conducted by Terrorism Monitor Editor Mahan Abedin on October...

Category: Spotlight on Terror, Interview, Global Terrorism Analysis

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